Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

You know what I hate?

I hate it when publishers do something that’s obviously wrong/dishonest, and then refuse to publicly admit it and/or apologise for it in front of their readers. I’m not talking about one person here; I’ve got at least two newspaper editors … Continue reading

Posted in Geekage | 6 Comments

Epicscotland: how copyright works

Earlier: Jamie Ross – Here Comes The Sun Bloggerheads – David Dinsmore steals from cancer patient – In the old days of ‘journalism’, if a hard-working reporter wanted to get hold of a family snapshot, he’d have to pocket a … Continue reading

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OK, joke’s over – let’s hear from Iain Dale

For those who came in late: Bloggerheads – Iain Dale hates me *this* much An investigation into a serial liar has led to someone being falsely and maliciously accused of paedophilia (again), only this time, I was a direct target. … Continue reading

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David Dinsmore steals from cancer patient

You may recall the recent fuss about Dunblane survivors being attacked in the Scottish Sunday Express (that Martin Townsend has yet to get back to me about, despite past assurances that he is not trying to be in any way … Continue reading

Posted in Old Media, Rupert 'The Evil One' Murdoch | 2 Comments

April Fools’ Day: spot the difference

The foundation on which Iain’s joke rested… He’s really a very good writer, because he had 90,000* visitors a month (he claims) and he’s on the telly a bit. And at least he’s not as impolite and as grossly overweight … Continue reading

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Justin McKeating [NOT] is a sock-puppeting git [April Fool!]

[UPDATE (1 April) – Oh, of course this was a joke. Happy April Fools’ day everyone!] To be honest, this is not an easy post to write but I’m glad to finally get it off my chest, and I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement | 16 Comments

Sober Vs. Drunk: who will win?

Well, me, obviously… but do try to act surprised: CLASH OF THE TITANS: Bloggerheads vs Chicken Yoghurt, Drunk vs Sober Just between you and me, I think Justin’s talked himself into a bit of a corner here. For starters, my … Continue reading

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Don’t blog drunk

[Note – This post is not about Iain’s ‘blog wars 3′ nonsense (which I will get to shortly), but is instead a reponse to a recent twitter by Justin.] First of all, I would like to make it clear that … Continue reading

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Iain Dale hates me *this* much

There’s likely to be a longer version of this post on the way, but Iain is still playing silly “I’m ignoring you!” games while allowing his comment contributors to slag me off (again), so I figure he needs a wake-up … Continue reading

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Paul Staines punks out

OK, taking as read that Derek Draper is just as shameless a spin-merchant and just as crooked a blog-cheat as (if not more so than) Paul Staines, check this out: Paul Staines (aka Guido Fawkes) and Derek Draper on Daily … Continue reading

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement | 10 Comments